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More Information: Rhododendron stenopetalum

R. 'stenopetalum' 
Photo by: Chris Klapwijk

Predominant Flower Color:  Pink

Flower/Truss Description:  Broadly funnel-shaped, lilac-pink to rose-purple; very narrow lobes in the cultivar 'Linearifolium'. May be fragrant. Inflorescence 2-10 flowered.

Fragrant:  Yes sometimes

Bloom Time:  Late Midseason

Foliage Description:  Leaves dimorphic, spring leaves oblanceolate, up to 3" long; very narrow in the cultivar 'Linearifolium'.

Plant Habit:  Low shrub, wider than tall

Height:  3  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  5F  ( -15C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Sub Genus:  Tsutsusi

Section:  Tsutsusi

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Geographical Origin:  Japan (S Honshu, Shikoku)

Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.

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